A young girl baby-sits in an old house . . .


    Katie - Jill Harding
    Steven - William O'Sullivan
    Ciara - Paula Lee
    Brian - Gerard Lee
    John - Frank Coughlan
    Lisa - Nuala Kelly
    Waiter - Stephen Fitzgibbon
    Jenny - Kerry O'Sullivan
    Diners: - Ann MacFarlane, Michael Fitzgerald, Carole Ward, Noel Keegan, Eileen Cahill, Peter Loonam, Danielle O'Connell, Ciaran Durkan


    Winner - Best Short - Sitges Film Festival 2004
    Winner - Grand Prize - New York International Children's Film Festival 2005
    Winner - Best Short - New York Film Fleadh 2005
    Winner - Best European Short - Neuchatel Fantastic Film Festival 2005
    Winner - Jury's prize for Best Short - Puchon Fantastic Film Festival 2005 (PIFAN)
    Winner - Stella Artois Diversions Short Film Award 2005
    Winner - Best Short Film Award (Melies D'Argent Winner) - Ravenna Nightmare Festival 2005
    Winner - Best Chiller - DesertSun.com Short Film Awards 2005
    Winner - Premi THE CRYPTS - Festival Internacional de FILMETS de Badalona 2005
    Winner - La Chaîne du Frisson et de l'Angoisse (The Chain of Shiver and Anguish) - Court-mETRANGE Rennes 2005
    Winner - Best Horror Film - 24fps Short Film Festival 2007
    Winner - Best Actress - Jill Harding - 24fps Short Film Festival 2007
    Nominated - Melies d'Or - Best European Fantastic Short Film - Méliès d'Or (Golden Méliès) Competition for Short Fantasy Films - Espoo Ciné 2006
    Nominated - Melies D'Argent - Lund Fantastic Film Festival 2005
    Nominated - Melies D'Argent - Leeds Film Festival 2005
    Commendation - Best Short - Kerry Film Festival 2004
    Commendation - Best Director - Kerry Film Festival 2004
    Official Selection - London Film Festival 2004
    Official Selection - Best of Short Film Festivals 2005


    Galway Film Fleadh 2004
    London Film Festival 2004
    Kerry Film Festival 2004
    Foyle Film Festival 2004
    Sitges Film Festival 2004
    “The Shortest Day” - Irish Film Board / Network Television Ireland Screenings 2004
    Dublin International Film Festival 2005
    New York International Children's Film Festival 2005
    Bermuda International Film Festival 2005
    New York Film Fleadh 2005
    Belfast Film Festival 2005
    Malaga Fantastic Film Festival 2005
    Britspotting 2005
    Dead by Dawn Fantasy Festival 2005
    Mid-Ulster Film Festival 2005
    Bang! Mayhem 2005
    Almeria en Corto 2005
    Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 2005
    Seattle International Film Festival 2005
    Newport International Film Festival 2005
    Huesca International Film Festival 2005
    Durban International Film Festival 2005
    Neuchantel International Fantastic Film Festival 2005
    Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2005
    Melbourne International Film Festival 2005
    Navan Film Festival 2005
    ESPOO Cine 2005
    Diversions Stella Artois Short Film Festival 2005
    Film Fest Openair 2005
    SHORTS EXPRESS - Team Italia 2005
    London Frightfest 2005
    Best of Short Film Festivals 2005
    Sao Paulo Int. Short Film Festival 2005
    Salento Int. Film Festival 2005
    Morbegno Film Festival 2005
    Milan Film Festival 2005
    Filmfest Oldenburg 2005
    LA Int. Short Film Festival 2005
    Palm Springs SHORTSFEST 2005
    Rennes Film Festival 2005
    Worldfest 2005 Canadian Film Centre
    Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival 2005
    Cork International Film Festival 2005
    Lund FFF 2005
    Hamptons Int. Film Festival 2005
    Chicago International Children's Film Festival 2005
    Festival du Film de Vendome 2005
    Fort Lauderdale Int. Film Festival 2005
    Uppsala Int. Short Film Festival 2005
    Festival Internacional de FILMETS de Badalona 2005
    Leeds Int. Film Festival 2005
    Cinema Tout Ecran 2005
    Edgeworks Short Film Festival 2005
    New York City Independent Horror Film Festival 2005
    Braunschweig Int. Film Festival 2005
    Regensburg Film Festival 2005
    Festival de Cine de Ourense 2005
    Boston Irish Film Festival 2005
    Melbourne Independent Film Festival 2005
    Fajr Festival - Teheran 2006
    Access Cinema Screenings 2006
    Fantasporto Festival Internacional de Cinema do Porto 2006
    Brussels FFF 2006
    Association Ciné-Clap Lausanne 2006
    Descarga Cubana - Auckland 2006
    Sarasota Film Festival 2006
    Space4 Shorts Film Festival 2006
    Chicago Irish Film Festival 2006
    22st Int. ShortFilmFestival Hamburg 2006
    Schools Programme - Irish Film Institute 2006
    One Reel - Seattle 2006
    Méliès d'Or (Golden Méliès) Competition for Short Fantasy Films - Espoo Ciné 2006

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  2. Ian is devastated when Cara breaks up with him. He struggles to shake her from his mind only to find himself trapped in his own nightmare. In order to move on, Ian must face his ultimate fear.

    This film was a made as a submission for the Digital Video Production Competitive Event at the 2012 New Jersey Technology Student Association (TSA) High School State Conference. The Conference took place on March 28th, 2012 at The College of New Jersey in Ewing Township, NJ. The specified genre for the year's DVP event was suspense. The original submission featured a shortened five minute version of the film that was awarded first place in the event. The submission also included a portfolio that featured the script, storyboard, and other production notes/ attributes. Approximately 20 other submissions were featured.

    This full version features additional scenes and has been reedited (specifically towards the end) to present the final edition of the film.

    Filmed at North Hunterdon High School in Annandale, New Jersey.

    Written and Directed by Taylor Morano.

    Featuring Ian Connolly, Cara Kramer, and John Sakelarides.

    Filmed with a Canon 60D 18-135mm kit.
    Edited in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CS6.
    Audio recorded with a Sennheiser ME 66 through a Tascam DR-100

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  3. ** Selected to be shown at the 2012 FILE Sao Paulo **

    ** Jury Nominee at the 2011 Machinima Expo **

    ** Selected for the 2011 Atopic Film Festival in Paris **

    Phil Carey, a lawyer at the height of his career, is also an aspiring composer who is losing his ability to write music.

    Emily, a lonely young woman, secretly admires him.

    But it is the ghost of his ex-wife, Marie, with whom he communes every night.

    ~ THE GIFT ~

    Directed by Kate Lee & Sherwin Liu
    Written by Kate Lee
    Music by Sherwin Liu
    Made with Moviestorm (moviestorm.co.uk)

    ~ VOICES ~

    Marc "GP" Cholette as Phil Carey
    Sonya Cross as Emily
    Virginia "Dulci" Maddy as Marie
    Ricky Grove as Keith Mandelbrot
    Tyre McAllister as Greg
    Lauren Weyland as Alex
    Melanie Greaves as Zinnie
    Robert S. Benjamin as Wilson
    Scarlotte as Stacy
    Kera Hildebrandt as Parrot
    Kid Millions as Child
    Paul Carr as Coffee Shop Customer
    Edwyn Tiong as Co-worker #1
    Brandon as Co-worker #2

    ~ MUSIC ~

    “Sonata No.2 in D minor, Op.14”
    by Sergei Prokofiev
    performed by Sherwin Liu

    “Sonata No.14 in C# minor, Op.27”
    by Ludwig van Beethoven
    performed by Sherwin Liu

    “Shio (Original Mix)”
    by Alberto Pagnin

    “Tocadisco and Nadia ali - better run (Dj Sdeey remix)”
    by Dj Sdeey

    "La Rupture (Lohstana)"
    by eP mAXI 3 tITRES

    "Get Down (ft Damizza)"
    by N'Playaz


    “Master Hands” (1936)
    Prelinger Archives

    “The creation of the Cat's Eye (part 2)”
    NASA, ESA and Romano Corradi (Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, Spain)

    “The Veil Supernova Explosion”
    “Spacecloud (artist's impression)”
    “Crab Supernova explosion”
    ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

    "Hubble VNR2: Special 2 Planetary Tales"

    “Penny Senerade” (1941)
    Directed by George Stephens. Released by Columbia Pictures
    In the public domain since 1968.


    "1930s Decor"
    by Kate Fosk

    "KV Bathroom set", "KV household details"
    by KV

    "Nav-Mesh Platforms"
    by D.L.Watson

    by PapaG

    "White Goods"
    by DavidWWW

    "Computers", "Eye_Motion", "GoldfishBowl"
    by Chris Ollis

    ~ IMAGES ~

    Featured Art By

    Patrick Pappi Pearse

    Faith Goble

    Janet Farthing

    BLH Photography

    Flickr Images under Creative Commons Attribution License

    "Boston_006_Stuart_Street.jpg", "Boston_008_Tremont_Street.jpg"
    "Boston_020_Park_Street.jpg" by alliecaufield

    "terrific_street_in_boston.jpg" by dionhinchcliffe

    "commercial_street_across_univ_of_arizona.jpg" by kenlund

    "dark_street_corner.jpg" by maximeguilbot

    "the_street.jpg" by nickstenning

    "boston_street.jpg" by robertdx

    "the_street.jpg" by wmarchiv
    "chinese01.jpg" and "chinese02.jpg" by kllamma
    "nyc_skyline02" by JavierPsilocybin

    ~ SOUNDS ~

    Freesound.org Files


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  4. When a watch repair man acquires an antique pocket watch that can control time, he decides to use it to achieve his dreams. His plans soon become sinister when he learns he isn't the only one with the knowledge of the pocket watch. More about the film: frankiemovie.com

    FRANKIE: Ean Sheehy
    SMOKER: Elias
    OLD MAN: Paul Johnson
    NEIGHBOR: Brian Ronaghan
    AWARD PRESENTER: Nick Basile
    FATHER: Dave Giegerich

    Writer/ Director/ Production Designer: Mike Pappa mike-pappa.com
    Director of Photography: anthonyderose.com
    Editor: Steve Flack
    Original Music: christianalmiron.com
    Sound Editor/Foley /Re-recording Mixer: Mike Kurihara
    Stop Motion & Mechanical Props: brianhaimes.blogspot.com
    Art Director: Catherine Taft catherinetaft.com
    Producers: Nick Basile & Elias
    Executive Producer/ 1st Assistant Director: Kate Pappa
    Costume Designer: Jennifer Greene
    Costumer/ Hair & Special Makeup FX: Donna DeLia
    2nd Assistant Director/ Script Supervisor: Brian Ronaghan
    Assistant Camera: Neil Biagio & Christopher Cafaro
    Still Photographer: Stanislava Georgieva
    Visual Effects Artist: Brian Haimes & Mike Pappa
    Copyright 2011 Mike Pappa

    Official Selection
    - 37th Boston Science Fiction Film Festival 2012
    - Garden State Film Festival, NJ 2012
    - Int. Sci-fi & Fantasy Film Festival of Athens 2012
    - Bootleg Film Festival, Toronto 2012
    - Firstglance Hollywood:Online Short Competition 2012
    - TCIF3- Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival, WA 2012
    - Chicon 7 Film Festival, Chicago 2012
    - RADCON 6 Sci-Fi / Fantasy Convention 2012
    - St.Louis International Film Festival 2011
    - Big Apple Film Festival, NYC 2011
    - Moving Image Film Festival,Toronto 2011

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  5. Still Life - Short Film by Jon Knautz

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